- Our list of the best things to do in Cold Spring, New York, features the top 214 nearby activities — including 82 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Cold Spring, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Cold Spring, NY , followed by 199 popular activities in nearby cities, including Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, Beacon, New Paltz, Peekskill, Hyde Park, Fishkill, Marlboro, Middletown, Tarrytown, Carmel, Nyack, Warwick, Garrison, Ridgefield, Danbury, Sleepy Hollow, Cooperstown, White Plains, Mahwah and New City
The Stonecrop Gardens, offering colorful scenic views that change with the seasons, are a diverse collection of gardens, waterways and woodlands. The gardens are historic, having been the original home of Anne and Frank Cabot
An outfitter for river adventure trips, Hudson River Expeditions offers canoe, paddleboard, and kayak rentals, as well as boats for sale. The company offers instruction in all of these vehicles, as well as guided trips.
Hudson Highlands State Park is 6,000 gorgeous acres of mostly undeveloped natural land. Frequented by guests most popularly for the extensive offering of hiking trails, the park is also great for sightseeing, kayaking and canoeing.
A grand castle located in America, the Bannerman Castle is a historic piece of Cold Spring's history. Tours include a boat ride to the island home of the castle, a walking tour of the castles ruins and a stroll through the grounds' gardens.
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Founded in 1987, The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is a festival with the goal of engaging the largest possible audience in a conversation about Shakespeare's plays. The festival shows Shakespearean plays including 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
Built on the grounds of the West Point Foundry, Foundry Dock Park offers a quiet and peaceful ambiance. Thus, it is an ideal spot to watch for birds or to enjoy a casual stroll. Canoeing and kayaking is also welcome.
Situated along the Hudson River, Little Stony Point Park provides beach access as well as clifftop views. The park features a one-mile loop trail that takes visitors along the shoreline and through wooded terrain.
Once home to a foundry that produced locomotives, West Point Foundry Preserve is now a nature preserve with several hiking trails that pass by historic structures. There is also a replica water wheel from the Industrial Revolution.